Geography and Development of Civilizations
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5 Themes of Geography
3. Human Environmental Interaction
Where do civilizations begin?
In areas that are helpful for the lifestyle of the civilization
What is required for a civilization to thrive?
Resources that coordinate with the lifestyle of the civilization living there and allow them to advance
Characteristics of a Civilization
1. An urban focus
2. New political and military structures
3. A new social structure based on economic power
4. The development of more complexity in a material sense
5. A distinct religious structure
6. The development of writing
7. New and significant artistic and intellectual activity
What is a culture?
lifestyles, traditions, music, religion, customs, passed down from generation to generation
What is a cultural hearth?
where a culture originates